publication date: Wednesday, January 10, 2018 (part of Winter 2018)

category: Controversy

clue: It takes some big balls to aggrandize yourself and your three sons as the expense of b-ball legends.

explanation: Ball, founder of the Big Baller Brand sports apparel company, has received press coverage for his bold claims about his and his sons' abilities. more…

difficulty: very easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Matthew Preston, and Erik Bates


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